Lea is leaving her ‘Glee’ days behind to star in Ryan Murphy’s upcoming comedy-horror show, ‘Scream Queens.’ Congrats, Lea — Rachel Berry would be proud!
We can all take a huge sigh of relief now that we know Lea Michele and Ryan Murphy will continue to work together post Glee! That’s right — Fox announced at the Television Critic’s Association winter TV press event that Lea will star in Ryan’s comedy-horror anthology series, Scream Queens.
Lea Michele In ‘Scream Queens’ — New Starring Role Post-‘Glee’
It can’t get any more gleeful than this! Lea has made it known she would love to guest-star on American Horror Story, but now she gets her own starring role in two things she loves — comedy and horror!
Scream Queens has quite the cast joining Lea. Joe Manganiello (True Blood), Abigail Breslin (Little Miss Sunshine), and Keke Palmer (Masters of Sex) were all announced to co-star with Lea at the panel, according to our sister site Variety. Other stars previously announced include Jamie Lee Curtis and American Horror Story: Freak Show‘s Emma Roberts.
The first season of the anthology series will take place around a college campus shaken by a series of murders. Fox ordered fifteen one-hour episodes of the series, scheduled to start production this spring for a fall premiere date.
Ryan will continue to work with executive producers of Glee and American Horror Story, Brad Falchuk, Ian Brennan and Dante Di Loreto on Scream Queens.
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— Julianne Ishler